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Definition of Encyclic

Encyclic
Encyclic En*cyc"lic, Encyclical En*cyc"li*cal, n. An encyclical letter, esp. one from a pope. --Shipley.
Encyclic
Encyclic En*cyc"lic, Encyclical En*cyc"li*cal, a. [L. encyclios of a circle, general, Gr. ?; ? in + ? circle: cf. F. encyclique. See Cycle.] Sent to many persons or places; intended for many, or for a whole order of men; general; circular; as, an encyclical letter of a council, of a bishop, or the pope.

Meaning of Encyclic from wikipedia

- An encyclical was originally a circular letter sent to all the churches of a particular area in the ancient Roman Church. At that time, the word could...
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- foundations are widely considered to have been laid by Pope Leo XIII's 1891 encyclical letter Rerum novarum, which advocated economic distributism. Its roots...
- Humanae vitae (Latin: Of Human Life) is an encyclical written by Pope Paul VI and dated 25 July 1968. The text was issued at a Vatican press conference...
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